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Observatory Parameters
Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Galaxy NGC 5256 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as 1ZW 67, CGCG 246-21, IRAS 13362+4831, KCPG 388A, MCG 8-25-31, Mrk 266, PGC 48192, UGC 8632
Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)

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Data Sheet

22.1
13h 38m 17s
48º 16' 39''
0.0279
Sab/P -
384 M light years
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